International Rescue Committee Recruitment fo Admin Intern

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Admin Intern

Requisition ID: req49449
Job Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Sector: Administrative/General Office
Employment Category: Intern
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Work Arrangement: In-person
Reports to: Travel Officer and Admin Officer

Scope of Work

  • The intern will support the Admin department in the day-to-day management of the Abuja office.
  • In this position the intern is expected to learn and support on the department’s daily administration routines and procedures while also focusing on the IRC’s overall mission.


  • Front Office Management:
  • Answer phone inquiries, direct calls and provide basic organization information
  • Greet, welcome visitors and direct them to relevant offices
  • Receive mail deliveries, packages and courier, track, sort and distribute them to appropriate departments
  • Maintain visitors, and staff’s registers

Administrative and Travel Support:

  • Perform clerical duties, scan, photocopy and organize documents as needed.
  • Support with the processing of admin-related payments, liquidations and tracking 
  • Support with routine office management.
  • Support with travel management activities – booking, tracking, payments and uploading of support documents on online folders.
  • Any other duties or learnings as may be assigned by supervisors including but not limited to participation in IRC initiatives, taskforces, committees, and strategic planning processes.

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

  • Internal: Staff members
  • External: IRC visitors, clients, and partners


  • Education: B.Sc / B.A or HND in Public Administration/Relations, Humanities or related fields.
  • Good computer skills (Excel and word).
  • Fluent written and spoken English.
  • Work Experience: Approximately 0-1 year of relevant experience  

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong sense of personal integrity.
  • Strong ability to work in a team
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Thorough and organized.
  • Ability to multitask.